SHAMANNA, SHRI T. R. (Janata—Karnataka, Bangalore South 1980] s. of late Shri M. Ranganna, b. at Thirumalai, Magadi Taluk, in 1912; S.S.L.C. ed. at National High School and Government Institute of Commerce, Bangalore; m. Smt. M. Muthu Lakshmi, 1944; 2 s. and 5 d.; Teacher, Educationist and Chartered Accountant; previously associated with Congress Party, 1930-61; participated in freedom struggle, and imprisoned for a long period at Yarawada (Pune), Bijapore and Bangalore; Member, Municipal Corporation, Bangalore, 1957-74; Principal, Sri Ranganatha Institute of Commerce, Bangalore; Chairman, Central Relief Committee for the Welfare of Beggars, Government of Karnataka, 1968-80; President, (i) Commerce Institutes Association, Bangalore for over 35 years, (ii) Basavangudi Education Society High School since 1977, (iii) Guru Raja Education Society Bangalore since 1977, (iv) National Cooperative Bank, Bangalore, (v) Sri Rama Mandir Trust, Bangalore since 1948; Vice-President /Secretary /Treasurer /Member, National Education Society, Bangalore, 1950-79; Member, 5 other Educational institutions, Bangalore; Member /Secretary, Acharya Patrashala, Bangalore since 1976; Member, Victoria Hospital Visitors Board, 1970-79; Member/Chairman of many other Charitable and Religious Institutions, Bangalore; Member, Karnataka Legislative Assembly, 1967-79; presently Member, Committee on Private Members’ Bills and Resolutions.
Favourite pastime and recreation : Swimming and Gymnastics.
Special interests : Education and Social Work.
Accomplishments in letters, art, science; other achievements : Diplomas in, (i) Accountancy, (ii) Banking, (iii) Commerce, (iv) Business Organisation, (v) Insurance, (vi) Type writing and (vii) Shorthand, also Associate Member of Chartered Accountants Association (ACA).
Publications : Accountancy and Typewriting for Commerce Institutions.
Travels abroad : Pakistan (attended, Karachi Congress Session, 1931.)
Permanent address : No. 32, 4th Main Road, N.R. Colony, Bangalore-560019.